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Nigeria: Court slams Navy for Human Rights Violation

THE Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, Cross River state has berated naval ratings across the country for alleged incessant harassment and intimidation of innocent citizens thereby abusing the human ...

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40,000 Nigerian prisoners are detained without charges, says report

A report by the Nigerian Centre for Social and Legal Studies (CSLS)  has revealed that  more than two-thirds of the country’s approximately 40,000 prisoners are held without charges.

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Human rights abuses and Sharia law in Nigeria

  Shari’a, Nigeria and the West: Issues on Human Rights At the Conference on Africa organised by Evert Vermeer Stichting Held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Speech By His Excellency Malam ...

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Nigerian legislator accused of torturing housemaid

 Nigeria News A member of the Federal House of Representatives, Hon Henry Shawulu (PDP-Taraba) has been accused of instigating the torture and molestation of his housemaid 21 year old Lydia ...

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